Rfissa Recipe

Rfissa Recipe
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Rfissa is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Rfissa by following this easy recipe.
Rfissa Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 1 Chicken (quartered)
  • 3 large Onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Ginger
  • 2 tsp Ras El Hanout
  • 1/8 tsp Moroccan Yellow Colorant

    For the Lentils:
  • ½ cup uncooked Lentils
  • 2 tbsp Fenugreek Seeds (soaked overnight and drained)
  • 1 tsp Saffron Threads (heated gently and then crumbled)
  • 1 small handful Cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1 small handful Parsley (finely chopped)
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Smen
  • 1½ cup cooked Msemen (shredded)
How to make Rfissa:
  • Take chicken with the onions, olive oil, salt, pepper, ginger, yellow colorant, ras el hanout and mix it well. Keep it marinated in the fridge for all night.
  • Put chicken in a pan and cook it covered on medium flame for 15-20 min.
  • Mix in lentils, fenugreek seeds, saffron, parsley, cilantro, water and boil it covered on medium to high flame until lentil & chicken are cooked. Stir in smen.
  • Place the msemen on a plate and pour over the chicken.
  • Serve it hot.